NCAAF Football - Preview
The fans at Cajun Field will be treated to a game between the Troy Trojans and the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns when they take their seats on Thursday.
In their last action, Troy was a 49-37 loser at home against Louisiana-Monroe. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (86) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Louisiana-Lafayette won its last outing, a 49-35 result against New Mexico State on November 2. Louisiana-Lafayette failed to cover in that game as a 32.5-point favorite, while the 84 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Louisiana-Lafayette has won 6 straight games.
Troy: 5-4 SU, 3-6 ATS
Louisiana-Lafayette: 6-2 SU, 4-4 ATS
Troy most recently:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Louisiana-Lafayette most recently:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Troy's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games when playing Louisiana-Lafayette
Troy is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Louisiana-Lafayette
Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 5 games when playing Troy
Troy at Mississippi, Saturday, November 16
Louisiana-Lafayette at Georgia State, Saturday, November 16